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Menahga St. Urho Celebration

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Name: Menahga St. Urho Celebration
Date: March 17, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Website: www.menahga.com
Event Description:
This is the celebration of St Urho, the Finnish saint who saved the grape crop by running the grasshoppers out of the fields.

FRIDAY March 17, 2017
Entry Fee $7 in advance, $10 at the door. (Pre-school
free)
6-6:30 pm Meet Miss Minnesota Madeline Van Ert
6:30 pm Opening Ceremonies -Menahga H.S. Gym
Crowning 2016 St. Urho King and Queen
St. Urho Medallion Winner Presentation
St. Urho Look a Like Contest
7:00 pm Donkey Basketball
4-6 pm Happy Hour @ Northbound Spirits
5-7 pm Burger Night @ VFW
6:30 pm Meat Raffle @ VFW
8 pm-Close Free Jukebox @ VFW
8:30-1 pm Live Music “The Original Artist”@ Northbound Spirits.

SATURDAY—March 18, 2017
8-11 am Breakfast and Raffle at the Menahga Community Center;
10-11 am Miss Minnesota Madeline Van Ert at Community Center:
9:30 am St. Urho Volleyball Tournament at the MHS Gymnasium;
10-Noon Coffee at Menahga Museum
11-Noon Miss Minnesota Madeline Van Ert at Menahga Museum
Noon-7 pm Mojakka, Corned Beef & Cabbage @ VFW
Noon Changing of the Guards -"Nytes of St. Urho" at the St. Urho Statue
12:20 pm St. Urho's Day Parade - Line-up by Cottage House
12:20 pm Yungbauer Horse Drawn Wagon Rides - Start Cottage House
1 pm Molkky Games— Finnish Yard Game (Prizes awarded)
Human Foosball (Weather Dependent)
Bar Stool Races (Weather Dependent)
3 pm Meat Raffle @ VFW
5 pm Bingo @ VFW
8:30 pm Live Music "Rumor Mill”@ the Menahga VFW.
All Day Grasshopper Drinks, Free Jukebox and St. Urho T-Shirts at
Northbound Spirits
Mojakka will be served all weekend at the Cottage House Café
Location:
Menahga MN, located south of Park Rapids on Hwy 71
Date/Time Information:
Mar 17 - Program starts at 6pm (various events around town from 4pm - 1am)
Mar 18 -  All day... starting at 8am 
Contact Information:
Liz Olson 218-564-4141 ext 331
Fees/Admission:

$7 advance tickets at Shell Sport and Bait, Chuck’s County Foods and Orton’s B.P. all in Menahga. ($1O at the door)

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